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Sun 20 Jan 2019 @ 14:00
RT @churchofengland#LentPilgrim invites you to spend 40 days reflecting on The Beatitudes, which are at the heart of Jesus’ teaching.… https://t.co/gh4WBNnKvE
Author(s): Jan McFarlane
Containing prayers, carols and hymns celebrating the festive period, Pocket Prayers for Advent and Christmas provides prayers for the season.Structured to provide a prayer a day throughout the festive period, this seasonal addition to the popular Pocket Prayers is divided into practical themes, such as 'Waiting...the season of Advent' and 'Welcoming...the joy of Christmas day'.An ideal collection for anyone wishing to connect with the message of Christmas.
Jan McFarlane is Bishop of Repton in the Diocese of Derby. A former Speech and Language Therapist, she has served as Archdeacon of Norwich, Director of Communications, Chaplain to the Bishop of Norwich, Chaplain of Ely Cathedral and Curate in the Stafford Team Ministry. She has a life-long interest in communications and is Chair of the Sandford St Martin Trust, which seeks to promote excellence in religious broadcasting.
"For my taste, the poetic turn of phrase that has caught McFarlane's eye is much more spiritually rewarding than wordy prose counterparts. In Advent, more than any other time of year, perhaps the least said, the better." -- The Revd Penny Seabrook, Church Times